Tax Scams

IRS Scam Continues Calling, Even After Tax-Filing Season

The tax scams continue to strike the IRS, successfully calling victims via telephone, showing no signs to stop striking. These con artists are going strong, targeting victims long after tax-filing season is over. The Today Show reports the IRS doesn’t see these

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4 Ways Scammers Can Steal Your Tax Refund

“A thief who has your personal information can file a tax return before you do, collect a fraudulent refund and leave you waiting for many months to get your own refund and clear up the problem,” said Neil Chase, vice

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‘Tax Scam’ Sends Victims to Buy Credit Cards at Home Depot

At this time of year, Canadians have taxes on their minds – and that’s just what a new scam being felt in Waterloo Region is preying on. Waterloo Regional Police say they’ve received two reports of residents receiving phone calls

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Tax Season Unleashes Cyberscams and Our Identity

As tax season approaches us, so do cybercriminals. The time when we stress most about money and financial situations and now we have to take into consideration potential scammers attacking us, small businesses in particular. Cybercrooks often use current events

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IRS Offers Tax Refund Incentive

Less than one month before our taxes are due and the IRS is offering an incentive for taxpayers, get your refund before it’s scammed away from you. The Crime Tracker 3 trend, reported by Las Vegas News 3, learned refund

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Top 10 Tax Stories of 2013

2013 was a year of entertaining tax stories including a pastor, Wesley Snipes and the IRS, among other highlights and shutdowns. The following is a list of the top ten most popular tax stories from 2013: 11 Reasons Why I

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Illegal Tax Refund Checks Found in Traffic Stop

Tax Fraud – A man was arrested in Jones County in an alleged tax fraud scam involving more than $250,000 in illegal tax refund checks. He is now under a five-count federal indictment after a grand jury passed the indictment on

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